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Texas Public Utilities Commission Chair DeAnn Walker Resigns Following Outcry Over Power Grid FailuresCalls for her resignation came during hearings last week, following the failure of Texas' power grid during the winter storms which left about four million Texans without power for days during the coldest temperatures in decades.
3rd Group Of Migrants Enter US At Texas Border To Be Processed As Asylum-SeekersA Texas city became the third U.S. border crossing to start processing asylum-seekers who have been forced to wait in Mexico for courts to decide their cases.
'Shocked By Their Failure To Respond,' Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Calls For Resignations Of PUC Chair And ERCOT CEOLt. Gov. Dan Patrick is calling for the resignations of Public Utility Commission (PUC) Chairman DeAnn Walker and Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) President and CEO Bill Magness.
Texas Lawmakers Call On Public Utility Commission Chair To ResignState Representative Rafael Anchia, D-Dallas has added his name to a list of lawmakers calling on the Chair of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, DeAnn Walker, to resign.
At Texas Capitol Hearing, Oncor CEO Explains Whose Lights Stayed On & Why Outages Lasted Longer Than Intended"I want to say that I completely understand all the outrage and anger of all Texans," said Oncor CEO Allen Nye.
President Biden Visits Houston In Wake Of Texas' Devastating Winter StormsPresident Joe Biden and the First Lady, Jill, came to Texas Friday, Feb. 26 to survey damage caused by severe winter weather and to encourage people to get their coronavirus shots.

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Cuomo faces investigation into alleged sexual misconductThree women have accused the New York governor of sexual harassment.
Tanden meets with senator who could sink or save her nominationGOP Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska met in person with Tanden on Monday.
Biden meets virtually with Mexican president as border apprehensions spikePresident Biden spoke with Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador as the number of unaccompanied minors showing up at the border is soaring. The Biden administration is urging migrants to stay away for now. Weijia Jiang shares more.
Democrats defend their impeachment strategy after acquittalHouse impeachment managers are standing by their performance after the Senate voted to acquit former President Trump in his second impeachment trial. Meanwhile, Republicans are split on what Mr. Trump’s influence in the party should be going forward. Skyler Henry reports.
Senate votes to confirm Miguel Cardona as education secretaryThe Senate voted 64 to 33 to confirm him.
Twitter will label misleading COVID-19 vaccines postsThe social media company will also be introducing a 5-strike policy to "further reduce the spread of potentially harmful and misleading" information.
Cuomo faces investigation after sexual harassment claimsNew York's attorney general is launching an investigation after two former aides accused Governor Andrew Cuomo of sexual misconduct. Jericka Duncan has the latest.
DHS chief urges patience with "stressful challenge" along borderSecretary Alejandro Mayorkas also announced that migrant families who were separated under the Trump administration will be allowed to reunify in the U.S.
Democrats criticize administration's guidance on aerosol COVID spreadFour House committee chairs say they have "serious questions" about the adequacy of the CDC's guidance on workplace protection from aerosol transmission.
Trump calls out GOP lawmakers who voted to impeach or convict him in CPAC speechIn his first speech since leaving office, former President Trump made clear that he's not done with the Republican Party. Ed O'Keefe reports on the former president's vision and his criticisms of the Biden administration.